Between 7 and 16 October, I did a bit of traveling around Great Britain, and, once again, missed my flight out. Yesterday I finally made it back home to Aarhus! I haven't even been to the grocery store yet; as soon as I got in and had a shower, I headed off to an academic group … Continue reading British Holiday
How many times have we heard the expression about glasses being half-full or half-empty? Not to mention the innumerable little puns and plays on words and whatever that people come up with attached to that first expression. I have tried to attach a lot of meaning to a lot of things since I've been here. On … Continue reading Great Expectations
Finally in Denmark. I made it to Denmark this past Wednesday, and so far am really enjoying myself. Stayed in Copenhagen for a couple of days to get my bearings and learn how treacherous the Danish language is (not really, but seriously), and am finding how remarkably similar the architecture is to that of Amsterdam … Continue reading Arrived!
So I'm sitting on a stiff couch in the hotel lounge up on the 12th floor. I'm drinking some espresso drink from the automatic machine to keep from passing out before it can brush my teeth; my feet are sore, it's been a long day. All of a sudden I look out the window … Continue reading Moment #1
And Preparing, oh my. Anyone who has known me for a few weeks, or at least has been inside my apartment, knows about my tendencies to hop on the planned-spontaneity train and get easily excited about, well, anything. Lately I have been funneling some of this energy into various Facebook groups and pages: ones set up … Continue reading Packing & Planning
Exactly twenty-two days from today, I will be leaving home. Twelve days after that, I fly out of the USA for Denmark. 'Home' has always been a foreign concept for me. Sure, I got the metaphors and similes and ol' southern sayings about homes and houses and hearts, but I never truly felt any of … Continue reading Home